Lisa is a Licensed Acupuncturist (L.Ac.) currently practicing in New York City. She holds a Masters of Science degree from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine and is nationally certified as a Diplomat of Oriental Medicine by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). Lisa completed rotations at NYU Langone Medical Center, Beth Israel Medical Center, Montefiore Medical Center, and Pacific College Acupuncture Center during her four-year training as a Traditional Chinese medical student. In 2011, she delivered several hundred treatments for chronic pain while participating in ADDOPT (Acupuncture to Decrease Disparities in Outcomes of Pain Treatment) a study assessing the adoption and implementation of acupuncture as a treatment for chronic pain in an urban primary care setting through Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
Aside from practicing, humanitarian work has always been essential in Lisa's life. Her childhood mentor encourgaed her to "think globally, act locally" and she has carried that with her into adulthood. She regularly volunteers with Habitat for Humanity, Big Brother's Big Sister's NYC, Mainchance emergency drop-in center, and community based acupuncture clinics offering free or low cost treatment.
Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, New York, Master's in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
State University of New York, Fashion Institute of Technology (Bachelor's)
National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine